State Senator Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) represents parts of four counties: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Walworth. Her Senate District 28 includes New Berlin, Franklin, Greendale, Hales Corners, Muskego, Waterford, Big Bend, the town of Vernon and parts of Greenfield, East Troy, and Mukwonago. Senator Lazich has been in the Legislature for more than a decade. She considers herself a tireless crusader for lower taxes, reduced spending and smaller government.
The Wall Street Journal reports that newly-elected Republican governors, including Scott Walker will attempt to thwart key portions of enacted federal health care. The newspaper writes:
“While governors can't avoid much of the law, they can throw sand in its gears and keep states out of involvement in a central part of it—new exchanges for selling insurance policies.
The legal issue that has led to lawsuits filed against the new health care law is the stipulation that Americans must purchase insurance or be subject to fines. Currently, 20 states are part of a lawsuit, and the Wall Street Journal reports newly-elected Republican governors in at least six states will be asked to join the legal battle.
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